Legendary rock baritone Eric Burdon (The Animals, War) is still kicking, and after his late 2012 EP with The Greenhornes, he returned in early 2013 with a new solo album, 'Til Your River Runs Dry. Check out the soulful lead single, "Water," below and listen to the whole album on Spotify.
In support of that album, Eric has put together a touring lineup billed as Eric Burdon & The Animals, which in addition to himself includes Eric McFadden (guitar), Billy Watts (guitar), Terry Wilson (bass), Red Young (Hammond B3), Teresa James (keyboards), Tony Braunagel (drums), and Wally Ingram (percussion).
Eric was just in Austin for SXSW (anyone see him down there?) and earlier this year he performed on Fallon (video not below because Fallon seems to have taken it down). Eric Burdon & the Animals will hit NYC on May 15 and 16 at Highline Ballroom. Tickets for both shows are on sale now.
All currently known tour dates are listed, along with that song stream and video, below...
Eric Burdon - "Water"
Eric Burdon - "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place" on Fallon - January 2013 (VIDEO NOT WORKING)
Eric Burdon & The Animals -- 2013 Tour Dates
April 19 The Coach House San Juan Capistrano, CA
April 20 The Canyon Agoura Hills CA
April 21 Sycuan Casino El Cajon, CA
May 15 + 16 Highline Ballroom New York
May 18 The Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival
July 5 waterfront bluesfest Portland OR
July 7 ottawa bluesfest, Ottawa Canada
8/3 Notodden Blues Festival Notodden, Norway
9/7 Deerfoot Inn and Casino Calgary, AB